An arrest has been made by detectives investigating a murder in Charlton after a man was stabbed to death.

A 19-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of murdering Adam Chambers, 30.

The suspect has been taken into custody at a south London police station where he remains at this time.

On Tuesday, June 13 police were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 5.45pm to a man stabbed behind Phipps House, off Woolwich Road.

Officers and London's Air Ambulance attended and found Adam injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 6.27pm and his next of kin were informed.

A post-mortem examination held on June 14 gave cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8721 4205, or contact police via 101 or Twitter @MetCC.

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